Tag Archives: India

25 Incredible Ways to Propose Abroad

Empire State Building view

Forget dropping down on one knee at a glitzy restaurant; these days popping the question requires a little more thought. From drifting along the Venice canal ways on a romantic gondola ride to camping out under the Egyptian stars, or even from the top of the Empire State Building, here are 25 ideas for mind-blowingly […]

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February 7, 2014 by | 3 Comments

7 Unforgettable Experiences in Delhi

Experiencing an Indian Wedding

A rainbow of colors, smells, sounds and spices – Delhi will satisfy all of your senses and leave you hungry for more. Here’s a guide on how to make the most of your trip to India’s thriving capital.

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January 29, 2014 by | Comments Off on 7 Unforgettable Experiences in Delhi

Meet Akram Ali, a Private Guide in India

As a Rajasthan native who has traveled all over India (but still chooses to make the capital city of Jaipur his home), Akram Ali makes the perfect guide for visitors to the ‘The Golden Triangle’, as well as to Rajasthani cities such as Jodhpur, Udaipur, Pushkar and Jaisalmer.

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July 10, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet Akram Ali, a Private Guide in India

8 Different Massages to Try Around the World

One of the things you’ll notice when traveling the world is that there is never a spa too far away and that massages tend to change, sometimes drastically, from place to place. Whether it be a soft touch and relaxing hour in Sweden or sweating profusely and having your body twisted in Turkey, no massage […]

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June 20, 2013 by | 2 Comments

Where to Go During the Monsoon in India

Traveling India during the monsoon can prove a wet and often frustrating experience. Mold will sprout everywhere, the sunshine between daily rains will often recreate the climate of a steam bath, and in major cities the streets will sometimes flood up to your knees. But traveling India during monsoon doesn’t have to be so gloomy.

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June 10, 2013 by | 1 Comment

The World’s Cheapest Countries for Backpackers

Istanbul market

Backpacking around the world can be surprisingly cheap if you don’t mind roughing it at times and are willing to arrange your trip independently. For those on the tightest budget, look towards the developing world when creating your itinerary: Here you’ll find the potency of your experience in relation to the amount you spend will […]

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May 20, 2013 by | 2 Comments

7 Top Sights in Kerala, India

Santa Cruz Basilica

Close your eyes for just a moment and picture a wide canal lined with coconut trees and the small, tin-roofed homes of local villagers. The mirrored surface of the river is disturbed only by a lone fisherman, poling his narrow wooden canoe downstream. Now open your eyes–and say hello to Kerala, one of India’s southernmost […]

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September 27, 2012 by | Comments Off on 7 Top Sights in Kerala, India

Best Festivals in India

Dussehra

In any country, visiting during a traditional festival can provide a closer look at the local culture. In India, it’s no different, as the sights, sounds, and tastes of each celebration showcase the beliefs and traditions unique to that area. Here are some of the best festivals in India you won’t want to miss.

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September 6, 2012 by | 5 Comments

Your Own Amazing Race: 6 Adventure Competitions Around the World

Tough Mudder

Ranging from a few hours to a few weeks, athletic competitions are one of many reasons to pack a bag and hit the road. If navigating unknown territory, breaking into a sweat and undertaking physically demanding activities is your idea of a good vacation, get your race on at one of these competitions.

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August 17, 2012 by | Comments Off on Your Own Amazing Race: 6 Adventure Competitions Around the World

Asia’s Greatest Train Journeys

Qingzang_railway

Trains often service areas farther away from airports and in many cases, particularly in Asia, offer a much cheaper transit option than flying. And best of all, you get to see the landscape passing by at ground level. Here are a few of the best rail journeys in Asia.

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August 8, 2012 by | 5 Comments